NHS Grampian has been urged to fast track its plans to improve ovarian cancer treatment amid concern over “poor” survival rates in the north.
Retail chiefs have urged the Scottish Government to accelerate their planned reevaluation of the business rates that have hammered north and north-east firms.
Politicians from all parties have condemned vandals who scrawled “SNP” on a war memorial just a week before a local by-election.
Scotland spent £12.6billion more than was raised in taxes in 2018-19, running a deficit that was six times bigger than that of the UK.
Business leaders last night gave a cautious welcome to Scotland’s falling deficit but had concerns that more was spent than raised last year.
Councils should be given the power to abolish council tax and replace it with another levy, a leading think tank has proposed.
Migration minister Ben Macpherson yesterday claimed west coast businesses are struggling to recruit staff as a result of Brexit.
Orkney MSP Liam McArthur has sought assurances the nationalised Ferguson shipyard will remain committed to a state-of-the-art hydrogen ferry destined for the islands.
Nicola Sturgeon was last night accused of “hiding” from Scotland’s financial challenges after it emerged she is heading for Shetland instead of launching a key document.
Derek Mackay has confirmed a new schedule for the completion of the Calmac ferries under construction at Ferguson’s shipyard will not be drawn up until October.
Calls to make Aberdeen Scotland’s centre for world-leading method of treating lung and heart patients
Aberdeen should be made Scotland’s centre for a world-leading method of treating patients with life-threatening heart and lung conditions, local politicians have said.
Thurso Community Council has ceased operating following the resignation of one of its members in protest over the way it was being run.
Health chiefs splashed out thousands of pounds of taxpayers cash on a Lego-building training event at Edinburgh Zoo, it can be revealed.
Nicola Sturgeon has been urged to act amid fears that up to 50 jobs could be at risk at the Aberdeen depot of dairy giant Muller.
Ferguson Marine shipyard is to be nationalised in an attempt to ensure two new west coast ferries are completed.
NHS Highland has been reviewing clinical records of patients who were treated by bogus psychiatrist Zholia Alemi when she worked at an Inverness hospital 16 years ago.
More than 1,900 families and 6,000 children across Aberdeenshire and Moray could be affected by the UK Government’s controversial two-child benefits cap, it has been claimed.
Nicola Sturgeon refused to be drawn on the half a million pound legal costs paid to Alex Salmond when she went campaigning in Shetland yesterday.
The north-east is suffering from a falling population, according to official data which found people are moving away from rural areas and islands.
Inverness Citizens' Advice Bureau has warned that controversial benefits sanctions are leaving people “destitute” and putting pressure on hard-pressed food banks.
Highlands and islands health chiefs have been urged to explain why they have Scotland’s highest rates of patients released from critical care due to staff or bed shortages.
Alex Salmond has been paid £512,250 by the Scottish Government for legal costs relating to the botched internal investigation into his behaviour.
Derek Mackay said yesterday the Scottish Government is “ready and willing” to take Ferguson shipyard into public ownership to deliver two new ferries for west coast routes.
A new payment card is to be introduced by the Scottish Government to help low-income families with access to healthy food.
Fishing and energy firms could bear the brunt of a £15 million bill if new marine nature reserves are created off the west and north-east coasts, it has emerged.
A former Aberdeen University boss has been named as the UK’s new national statistician.
Pollution levels have plummeted in the centre of Aberdeen since the £745million bypass opened earlier this year.
A quango boss has said she is "not aware" of any payments to other Scottish higher education chiefs which are "similar" to the one being probed at Aberdeen University.
Gordon MP Colin Clark is not getting any extra pay for his work as a minister in the Scotland Office, it has emerged.
Angry local politicians have claimed the north and north-east is missing out on a £60million package to encourage cycling and walking.
A ban on alcohol at Highland Games in Scotland should be ruled out completely by ministers, according to a north-east MP.
Willie Rennie yesterday claimed Shetlanders were “passionate” about staying in the UK when he campaigned on the islands, in advance of next month’s by-election.